October 24, 1929, the start of the Wall Street Crash of 1929 at the New York Stock Exchange. "Black Tuesday" was the following week on October 29, 1929.
August 15, 1940, Schwarzer Donnerstag ("Black Thursday"), when the German Luftwaffe mounted its largest number of sorties during the Battle of Britain, and suffered its heaviest losses; known in Britain as "The Greatest Day".
October 14, 1943, when the Allied air forces suffered large losses during bombing in the Second Raid on Schweinfurt during World War II
30 September 2010, when the Irish government revealed to its people the alleged full cost of bailing out Anglo-Irish Bank, causing the country's deficit to rise to 32% of GDP
30 September 2010 in Stuttgart, when German police forces used excessive force against protesters that demonstrated against the Stuttgart 21 train station building project. In August 2013, three policemen were found guilty of bodily injury and received a penalty order, one of the penalty orders was not protested against.
"Burton: Today is 'Black Thursday'". Irish Examiner. 30 September 2010. "Speaking this morning, Joan Burton described today as Ireland's 'Black Thursday' ... "I think in Irish history this is going to go down as our 'Black Thursday'," she added."
Fitzgerald, Mary (30 September 2010). "Ireland's apathy". The Guardian (London). "As soon as Ireland's finance minister Brian Lenihan admitted that the "unavoidable" bailout of Anglo Irish bank could cost taxpayers up to €34bn (£29.1bn), Irish opposition leaders were quick to declare today Ireland's "Black Thursday"."
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